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    Steamed Asparagus With Almond Butter

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    25 mins

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    15 mins

    lazyme's Note:

    A simple but elegant way to serve asparagus. This can also be prepared one day ahead. From Bon Appetit, Keep It Simple cookbook.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt 2 tablespoons butter in heavy small skillet over low heat.
    2. 2
      Add shallots and garlic and saute until tender, about 5 minutes.
    3. 3
      Pour into medium bowl.
    4. 4
      Add remaining 6 tablespoons butter, parsley, lemon juice and peel to shallot mixture and whisk to blend.
    5. 5
      Season with salt and pepper.
    6. 6
      Steam asparagus until crisp-tender.
    7. 7
      (Can be made 1 day ahead; cover butter mixture and asparagus separately; chill).
    8. 8
      Place butter mixture in heavy large skillet over medium heat.
    9. 9
      Add almonds and cook until butter browns, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes.
    10. 10
      Add asparagus and stir until heated through.
    11. 11
      Season to taste with salt and pepper.
    12. 12
      Divide asparagus among plates.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 29, 2008

      45

      Loved the toasted almonds in the butter on this. Once again I don't know why I put off making this, as it was super easy to make. The only thing I'd change would be to use less lemon, as it over powers the asparagus. Thank you for posting! Made for *My Three Chefs* 2008 my Theme: *Asparagus*

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    Nutritional Facts for Steamed Asparagus With Almond Butter

    Serving Size: 1 (140 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 164.4
     
    Calories from Fat 132
    80%
    Total Fat 14.7 g
    22%
    Saturated Fat 7.6 g
    38%
    Cholesterol 30.5 mg
    10%
    Sodium 18.8 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 6.8 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
    12%
    Sugars 1.8 g
    7%
    Protein 4.2 g
    8%

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